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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
of bloody conflict, a u.n. panel says the government and those rebels should be charged with war crimes. >> abc's terry moran made the journey to the heart of this battle, the capital of damascus. >> reporter: the road from beirut to damascus. we drove into syria along this heavily guarded route, checkpoint after checkpoint after checkpoint. it is now a lifeline, as damascus, the stronghold of the government of president bashar assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one side, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting. though, no one really knows. damascus is quiet tonight. some light traffic. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down, as the terrible war that is tearing their country apart has now arrived here, in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. >> that is terry moran in damascus. terry is in syria, with permission from
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> reporter: the president will push for additional government spending to provote manufacturing, clean energy and infrastructure. he will also address the cuts set to go. in adding additional spending would require congressional approval, setting mr. obama on a collision course with house republicans. >> it's time for washington to literally get back to the basics. we can't continue to spend money we don't have. >> reporter: president obama will elaborate on the big themes from his inaugural speech, immigration, climate change and gun violence. tomorrow, the president takes his message on the road, heading to asheville, north carolina, for a speech at an auto ports plant. he will go to the 12 bones smoke house. >> they never tell us when he's coming. it's secret. so, yeah. we don't know. we just wait. >> reporter: tonight, democrats are placing a big emphasis on gun control. gabby giffords will be in the house chamber, as well as the parents of the slain chicago teenager that performed at mr. obama's inauguration. they'll be sitting with the first lady. >> another night of theat
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am EST
of 34,000 troops from afghanistan. and warned congress to avoid the deep government spending cuts set to kick in on march 1st. >> the greatest nation on earth cannot keep conducting its business by drifting from one crisis to the next. >> reporter: republicans say the president's proposals would require new taxes. >> his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. >> reporter: president obama says none of his new proposals would add to the deficit. he takes his economic message on the road today, visiting an auto parts plant in north carolina. rob? >> all right. now, trying to sell his message once again. tahman bradley, live in washington. thanks, tahman. >>> and more political news this morning. chuck hagel could be approved as defense secretary by the end of the week. on a partly line vote of 14-11, the committee has voted to send his nomination. it now appears there are enough votes to approve it. >>> chris kyle has been lied to rest in texas. family members and fellow s.e.a.l.s looked on as his motorcade moved for burial.
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am EST
be held back by government spending cuts and increased payroll tax. the fastest economic growth if three years, with unemployment falling and new jobs created. >>> identity they have stole its way to the top of the box office. the comedy stars melissa mccarthy as a free-spending woman who destroys jason bateman's finances. warm bodies was second with $11.5 million. and side effects hat $10 million. >>> major distillery is meeting demand by watering down its booze. it cannot produce mark's mark bourbon fast enough to meet demand. they'll lower it from 90 proof to 84. an official says it will taste the same and it's better than not being able to get the expensive bourbon at all. >> i'm a little disappointed in you, maker's mark. >>> coming up next on this monday, revisiting the penn state scandal. the paterno family begins a campaign to restore the legacy of joe pa. >>> ands the party time in the big easy. we'll be back. hey, there's a photo booth. come on! okay. okay, we gotta time this just right. okay. ready... mm-hmm. happy valentine's day. [ female announcer ] the charmed memori
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am EST
america." >> lots of questions there. >>> a surprising, new government study finds the morning-after pill is more popular than ever before. about 11% of women say they've used plan b emergency contraception. that's up 4% from a decade ago. researchers believe the pill's increased popularity is because its easier to get. only girls younger than 17 need a prescription. >>> lady gaga fans are disappointed this morning after a hip injury forced her to cancel the rest of her born this way tour. on tuesday, gaga announced she would postpone four dates. but tests on wednesday reveal she has a tear in her hip and will require surgery. the 26-year-old tweeted that after her last performance, she couldn't walk. and she still can't walk. >>> two years after a crazed gunman nearly claimed her life, former congresswoman gabby giffords is showing just how far she's come. giffords is featured in the new issue of "vogue" magazine, locking eyes with her husband, former astronaut, mark kelly. in the article, the couple talks about her push for gun control, one of the reasons they attended tuesday's st
Feb 15, 2013 4:00am EST
the government now faces. but admitted it's not exactly high on lawmakers' priority list. >>> they have fame and money. and now, brad pitt and angelina jolie are getting their own wine label. the first wine, a rose, will be made from organic grapes from the couple's estate in france. it goes on sale next month. >> workforce done. well done. >>> next on this friday morning, counting the damage and injuries from this morning's meteorite plunge in russia. we'll have a full report from our team in moscow. >>> and a former big-city mayor's million-dollar blunder. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reactio
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